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SFGTV
Oct 21, 2011 7:30am PDT
is land use discussion. we did put a note in their sane discussion will be limited to 30 minutes or such other direction set by the commission. when we talk about doing this kind of workshops, you indicated you like to have a time certain. so at the beginning of the discussion are during it, you can take your time and weekend time it for you. item 14, land use policy and from work -- workshop and discussion. a workshop presentation on and discussion of key considerations for developing a land use policy framework to guide the decision making process for current and future uses of sfpuc properties. the land use policy framework will be brought to the commission for consideration before the close of 2011. president vietor: hello. >> hello, good afternoon. deputy general manager. i have a few slides prepared. i would like to kind of go through those. but this is a workshop, so you can stop at any time to ask questions. i like the analogy that we are trying to do something because we do not want to bring something back half baked. you will see a lot of the ingredients during the present
SFGTV2
Oct 20, 2011 5:00pm PDT
, case number 2011.0532, use of signs, building features, floor area ratio, parking, and compliance in specified use districts. we will also hear a case number 12, 2011.0533z at the same time, washington-broadway special use district, waterfront's special use district 2 and 3, special districts for sign illumination, and special districts for scenic streets. >> good afternoon, commissioners. i am from supervisor chu's office. >> good afternoon. thank you commissioners and members of the public. i represent supervisor david chu, who represents district 3, which is the neighborhood largely covered by this ordinance. i appreciate the opportunity to be at the hearing today for this informational hearing. i have some brief comments and i will also want to address the process and next ups. first, a typable. -- a topical point. this will facilitate seismic safety for new construction or retrofits. that will not help but the shaking a few hours ago, but it will help us with the next one or the one after that. this ordinance updates and improve various sections of the planning code to advance a
SFGTV
Oct 20, 2011 7:00pm PDT
approve the disciplined chart. >> i second it and want to know that the press often covers us when our daughter is long. i have not heard any articles about how short it is. i am quite proud of that. president mazzucco: great work. i appreciate that. item number three, general public comment. secretary falvey: the public is welcome to address the commission regarding items that do not appear on this agenda but that are within the shot that matter jurisdiction of the commission. speakers address their remarks to the commission as a whole and not to individual commissioners or department or personnel. under police commission rules of order, during public comment, either police or occ personnel, nor commissioners are required to respond to questions presented by the public and but, they provide a brief response. individual commissioners and police and occ personnel should refrain, however, from entering into any debate or discussion with speakers during public comment. please limit your comments to 3 minutes. president mazzucco: could we have the first member of the public come on up? goo
SFGTV
Oct 20, 2011 7:30pm PDT
i know you keep hearing it and you're probably tired of us hearing it, start giving us what we want. we are not going to go until you do that. the end of story. that is the end of it. it is directed to the point, but that is what it is. we are not going anywhere. we are not afraid of you. if you are not going to push us out of here. this is our home. we live here. we are going to occupy until you give us what we want. what we want is civil liberties. his basic fundamental rights of the human being. very basic. let us say what we want if we do not feel that you are doing the right thing. even if you maybe. even if you may be doing the right thing. let us have the right to say that we do not necessarily agree with what you are doing and what you are saying. let us have the right to sit on the ground in a park that our tax dollars pay for. our tax dollars pay for it. your tax dollars pay for it. he can join us if you want. -- you can join us if you want. [applause] you can take off your badge and you can join us if you want. i would love to have you. you are my brother. the lady who is
SFGTV2
Oct 21, 2011 5:30am PDT
the body encostic casement of skin rig motor us framed the opened mouths scream. wail for your mother wrap our sons in silken ribbons in a galaxy. the cause has been perp traited. we are adrift on a baron sea. the fleet diminishes me. who shouts for us now, dear empire? this next one is a postcard for a reason that i kept of harold's club in reno, nevada. i don't know if it exists it's a really old postcard. harold's club made we think of harold and the purple crayon. harold's club. who would figure let loose the boy with the purple crayon. let him conkokt the loses slots in women. let loose his imagination. ended as high as sea gulls or the reverse w's topped with bold topped centers the rudeaments of the buzzum and life itself. >> pen and ink. in the way we demonstrate speech by quotation marks the ill administrator kapt urs speed by 2 lines of the pen much the trotting horse quoted at the knees all 4 and the lady side saddled atop him frozen in place by crossed hatched marks. courseut to indicate the petticoat aroused into activity by the muscular steed. unintended garden. w
SFGTV2
Oct 21, 2011 4:00am PDT
the african slave trade he used to be in the ports. this type of boxes. >> (speaking spanish). >> so they were sit over these big boxes and play over them. >> (speaking spanish). >> but for the blacks these type of instruments were not allowed to be played because they were too loud and for the church they will provoke movement that was not appropriate. >> (speaking spanish). >> they could also work as a form of communication with the drumming patterns. >> (speaking spanish). >> this was what was going on in africa. >> (speaking spanish). >> and from some of the sounds they used to play that we almost lost all of them we still have some that he remembers. >> (speaking spanish). >> for instance -- >> (speaking spanish). >> this means "attention be alert. something is going to happen". >> (speaking spanish). >> wake up. wake up. >> wake up, wake up. (speaking spanish). >> and this are some of the drumming patterns that have been rescued by the cultural association. >> (speaking spanish). >> the african and review itse s size. >> (speaking spanish). >> to the actual size that he has. >>
KRON
Oct 20, 2011 8:00pm PDT
has the latest for us. >>jaqueline: it happened in the east bay, south east of berkeley. there has already been one aftershock. the original earthquake hit at 2:41 p.m.. it was originally set to be 3.9 or 4.2. the depth was almost 6 mi.. we had an aftershock a couple of hours later. this aftershock occurred at 4:50 p.m. at about the same depth. usually at 3: 0-clean quinine, and you feel those earthquakes during the original earthquake, 4.0, we certainly felt shaking. that starr is where the earth quake hit. the color on your screen indicates where people felt the shaking. all the way down the san mateo coastline and in parts of the south bay, the earthquake was shelled.-- felt. >>pam: charles clifford was and menlo park with the usgs reaction. >>charles: geologists have been keeping a close eye on the aftermath of today's earthquake in berkeley. geologists are saying that the earthquake hit slightly off of the hayward fault and was 6 mi. deep. it was a shark, it holes of the earth quake. the geologists here say 4.0 is ok. an earthquake of that size does not do a lot of damage but
SFGTV2
Oct 20, 2011 5:30pm PDT
rate, currently at $8, uses a formula requiring that to be multiplied 10 times. it makes the daily rate in dollars, ok? what happens to the parking in san francisco when is $80? it eliminates early bird parking, of the parking. that effectively makes the monthly rate, if you multiply that times 20 days, that is $1600. this is a nuclear bomb in the parking industry and needs to be stricken from the legislation. i did not know how it got in there, but luckily we found it. people will stop coming when you put rates in place. a balanced transit solution includes cars, buses, cable cars, ferry boats altogether. you cannot discriminate and take one part of that formula and take the rates 10 times and a mandate this. mta was pushing this, we fought that, somehow it ended up in this bill. we request that you take it out, this awful idea. the other piece of this legislation is problematic, section 184, calling for the closure of parking lots in five years. we met with the city attorney on this. we suggest that you also circled back. we have talked with our lawyers. they say this is not lega
Comedy Central
Oct 20, 2011 11:30pm PDT
dilato" if you say it backwards they return to their home dimension. anti-depressant uses up 400% since 1988. sun should do something about that but god it just seems so impossible. this is "the colbert report." (cheers and applause) captioning sponsored by comedy central ( theme song playing ) (cheers and applause) >> stephen: thank you, ladies and gentlemen. mwah! mw wah! welcome to the report, everybody. >> stephen, stephen, stephen! stephen, stephen, stephen! >> stephen: thank you very much. please, thank you for join joining us. nation, nation, by now you've all heard the big news, coldplay is here. (cheers and applause) speaking of colds, there's also big news out of libya, jimmy? make the tv speak. >> a u.s. government official now says that libya's leaders have informed us that qaddafi is indeed dead. he's dead, okay, got t it's official, that's from a u.s. official, he is dead, muerte, gone. >> stephen: yes, qaddafi is dead, muerte, murto, add cross, sayonara, aloha. the good-bye one. (laughter) >> stephen: this morning rebels seized control of the qaddafi stronghold of sirte w
PBS
Oct 21, 2011 1:00am PDT
middle of next year, analysts are betting it will be used in dell and hewlett packard tablets. investing in microsoft is not without risk-- the biggest is slowing sales growth for desktop computers. but the bulls point to intel's better than expected third quarter earnings this week on the back of strong p.c. demand. and finally, there are rumors microsoft could make a bid for yahoo, something it first did back in 2008. but this time, the speculation is microsoft would partner with a private equity firm in going after yahoo. the goal would be to combine microsoft's search engine, bing, with yahoo search. >> so you combine yahoo and microsoft's search business, and you are looking at potentially a 30% market share in the internet market, relative to google's 64% to 65% market share. >> reporter: and if none of these reasons are tempting enough to buy the shares, analysts point to the 20 cents a share quarterly dividend. it works out to about a 3% yield, one of the highest in the tech sector. erika miller, "nightly business report, new york. >> suzanne: a zigzag day for wall str
PBS
Oct 21, 2011 2:00pm PDT
us. coming up, right now. >> every community has a martin luther king boulevard. it's the cornerstone we all know. it's not just a street or boulevard, but a place where walmart stands together with your community to make every day better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and every answer, nationwide insurance is proud to join tavis in working to improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment one conversation at a time. nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] tavis: alfredo quinones- hinojosa is a renowned neurosurgeon and director of the pituitary tumor center at johns hopkins. his remarkable path from mexico to the united states is the subject of a new memoir, "becoming dr. q: my journey from migrant farm worker to brain surgeon." an honor to have you on this program. i just want to touch this hand. >> i am honored to be here with you. tavis: it is my delight. let me jump into it. i was thinking that if herm
ABC
Oct 21, 2011 12:00pm EDT
morning marking the 10th anniversary of the deadly anthrax attacks. >> some of us were unable to come back to brentwood. others of us had to come back to show that we survived. >> brentwood's postal employees were two of the five people killed by anthrax exposure in 2001. bruce ivins was blamed for the attack and committed suicide three years ago. >> not being able to come back would've said he won. i could not have let him win. >> recently, scientists announced a big plan to publish a report saying ivins did not have the equipment to complete the attacks on his own. and memorial service was held late this morning at the basilica on michigan avenue. >>> and man is dead in alexandria, the first homicide of the year. police found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound. he died at the hospital. the name of the victim has not been released, and there is no information on suspects or motive. >>> fbi agents carried boxes of evidence out of a home last night late last night in arlington. neighbors reported seeing agents searching the yard with flashlights. bomb squad units were also on th
SFGTV
Oct 21, 2011 4:00am PDT
. some are partnering with us to raise $25 million for the initiative. what got us here? about five years ago, we looked at the public housing portfolio and realize to bring it up to the point where people cannot live in affordable, decent housing it was going to take a certain amount of money to do that. this was at a time when the housing organization was operating at about 80% of its bubble. it was not operating at the level it needed to in terms of funding. that was unacceptable to us. we decided i would cannot depend on the federal government to do that, we would launch hope sf. that is how we got here. we are serving families that are dealing with some of the most challenging social issues that exist. we took guidance from a seven corners study. if there are seven corners of san francisco that has the largest concentration of folks that interact with their system. four of those are run public housing. it was the confluence of all of those factors that we need to do something. housing is one of our top priorities. we were able to do hope sf and create this mixed in come model.
SFGTV
Oct 21, 2011 6:00am PDT
of educating users on how to use the bicycles, how to ride bikes on the street. with our annual members, we will definitely be sending the material. there will be materials on our website. they are limited to pretty much what we can convey to them at the kiosk. but we will have safety information available. helmets is not something you brought up. home and use one not be required for this system. it is not really practical. people who rent bicycles usually rent elements as well, but there is a person there to make sure that the helmet fits, that it is not damaged. short of a vending machine, which could be in development, there is not really a practical way to do it. i think people would be reluctant to put on a home and worn by so many other people. what has been done in other cities is members are offered -- they are steered to a local retailer for a helmet. you can buy a fully useful helmut for $6. it does not need to be an expensive model. we will make them affordable for those that want to use them. to remark on the incident that happened on the embarcadero. my sense is the
MSNBC
Oct 20, 2011 7:00pm PDT
have to with us tonight. eight months after the early stages of a revolution by the libyan people, seven months after nato forces sent war sbleens libyan air space, and two months after the fall of tripoli, moammar gadhafi is dead. we would like to warn you in advance that the following footage may be disturbing to some viewers. it shows gadhafi captured by rebels, bloodied but still alive. the libyan prime minister says gadhafi was found in his home town of sirte. he was dragged out of a sewage pipe and was taken through the town in an open air vehicle for all to see. after a firefight, gadhafi was killed by a bullet to the head. one of his sons was also killed in the gun fire. news of the dictator's death was greeted with celebrations across the country. he ruled for more than four decades. tonight, libya is still not under any centralized control. will president barack obama had been criticized for leading from behind at the onset of the nato mission to depose gadhafi. today, he addressed the libyan end game from the rose garden. >> today we can definitively say that the gadhaf
FOX
Oct 20, 2011 11:30pm EDT
position and we expect him to lead us to a win. >> we feel confident with him out there. we've seen them pick us apart in practice so we feel like he knows what to do, he knows how to execute it. but game speed is a little different. things move faster and there is no repeats. so hopefully he'll go out there and feel confident and he'll get us a win. we need one. >> yeah, they do. the redskins are 3-2 after losing to philadelphia last week. and the thing about what d'angelo said is that is the one thing that is different, the game speed is faster. you can't simulate that in practice. but i will make one prediction. he will not throw four interceptions. >> are you sure about that? >> i'm saying right now, he will not. he will know throw four interceptions. >> we're going to write that down. >> they all seem to be taking it in stride. >> all right, thanks. >>> well still to come, repair bills mounting at the national cathedral and the mayor said the city doesn't have the cash to step in and help. but he has a plan. find out who he wants to help hand over millions. bob? >>> it's a spec
SFGTV
Oct 20, 2011 8:30pm PDT
. i know you spoke about using a scalpel approach, and i want to know if that was applied on sunday night and what is the impulse is going forward. >> there was one speaker who at 2:00 was told they were provided with written notice. i had asked that the leaflets, i am just going to go by that particular speaker. at least one person was noticed, and i would assume more, and that went on through the day. as far as the damaged property goes, i think anyone who has seen in the video clips, it was a rather hectic situation, and if something was damaged, there is a claims processo that occupy sfers can avail themselves of if someone's personal property was damaged. that was the first i have heard of something being damaged. >> when there is notice given not to protesters or a plan for what happened on sunday, would you please let us know, because i know that we are going to get an earful, and for us to find out afterwards, we cannot be too careful. >> i am happy to do that as long as everyone understands such a notice would be in complete confidence because the safety of the officers and
SFGTV
Oct 21, 2011 7:00am PDT
kick us off first. do not arrest me. i am sorry, nick. no pressure. i am a big fan of staches, so i will start with a beautiful sta che. while i do this, i want to invite -- stick around, is going to get there. how about that? jay, nick, mayor, please come up and put your mark on the asian. akiko, tony, please come and make your mark. please come up and put your mark on the asian. >> good afternoon. i would like to call the meeting of the commission of the environment to order. >> [laughter] >> wow, that popped up. >> back to the future. >> san francisco public utilities commission. >> to order at 1:46, october 11, 2011. next item, please. >> roll call. president vietor. commissioner moran. commissioner caen. commissioner torres. i believe commissioner courtney is here and will be joining us momentarily. the next item as the approval of the minutes of the regular meeting of september 27. if there are any additions, corrections, substitutions -- president vietor: you have the minutes before you. >> move to approve. president vietor: there is a motion. is there a second? second. quest
SFGTV
Oct 21, 2011 11:30am PDT
is to reduce people from using their cars in the first place. it is great to keep as many spaces as possible because everyone still drive their cars. i feel like it is not as important when the purpose is to get people on the bike, like do not worry about the spot because it will work itself out one way or another. people will not be driving as much. one more thing, i was reading about the funding, and there is the -- [bell rings] commissioner buell: that is the 30-second warning. >> the transportation fund for clean air, i feel like that is completely within the realm to support this project. and do it. thank you. >> justin and ike. >> good morning, commissioners. my name is justin. my family and i live in the mission, and we do not own a car, and we get around by bicycle as much as possible. my wife and i take our 3-year- old daughter on bikes, and we go through golden gate park. we're members of the california academy of sciences. we go do there. we go to birthday parties. we use jfk drive to get to ocean beach for beach days. so i am is strongly in support of this project. we ne
SFGTV
Oct 21, 2011 8:30am PDT
something very cheaply that there is that much volunteer energy. there are other ways. >> that used to be a freeway? >> yes. lots of things he can do. president vietor: another interesting thing is this temporary use. there are things that are not active, and it may be an opportunity to do this. there are a lot of partners out there, farmers who are out there who could come in for one month or six months or two years until we make a decision and come in and formant and creates a benefit to the community as an interim step. that might be something we want to consider as part of the policy. >> we are trying to provide a good example of how that can work, the transition. we are really excited about continuing to get to do cool things. president vietor: thank you. >> good afternoon, the commissioners. my name is e. coli. i am a manager. -- my name is eli. we look forward to engaging with you on these proposals. we will forward to looking over the proposal, and hopefully i will have more to say in terms of our position on it, but i think it is an exciting step to consider these things, so than
SFGTV
Oct 21, 2011 4:30am PDT
many of us heard about that malcolm x to create real world settings. i am going to leave it there. he will talk about some good news we received about choice neighborhoods. >> good afternoon. i am with the mayor's office of housing. school board has an evolution and there is a a little bit of an art to it. that taught us some of the power of involving be youth in the school. thinking big across five sites. what are some of the leavers of change for education? talking about really whalookingt that port in terms of the shipyard transformation in the district. i wanted to talk specifically about the work ahead and how we are feeling excited about going to scale out there. for those of you who follow federal housing policy, there was a program called hope 6 created under clinton. it was cut back drastically. under obama, it is the new public housing transformation program. the exciting thing is that it does not take the old footprint and bold new apartments and hope for the past. it is actually transformative. it is about housing conditions and creating a mixed income ladder. it is ab
CNN
Oct 21, 2011 12:00pm PDT
the holidays. >> i want to go to chris lawrence, live for us at the pentagon. we're talking 39,000 u.s. troops leaving iraq. as we heard the president say, being home for the holidays is certainly good news for folks here at home. but explain to me, though, we know that the u.s. and iraq didn't exactly see eye to eye with regard to an immunity issue because the u.s. wanted to have several thousand troops remain. >> that's right. there was a split, on both sides. there were some iraqi leaders who wanted a security of having a small u.s. force there. but ultimately it mainly came down to this issue of legal immunity. and what that means is, right now iraq and the u.s. have an agreement that american troops are not subject to iraqi law. they would fall under the uniform code of military justice right now. well, that agreement expires at the end of the year. and to set up a new agreement or to extend that agreement, iraq would have had to have agreed to grant that same immunity going forward. the iraqi politicians and parliament were not able to okay that or to agree to that and the u.
SFGTV
Oct 21, 2011 6:30am PDT
. let me show you a couple of examples of how you can use this. we have window treatment for everyone. and then we have a new visitor'' guide, a new membership material, a new look. you can take us with you. and also, out and about. i still strongly about this market because it is very versa tile. you can superimpose images from diverse cultures coming asian, not asian, and we can use this in a powerful way. imagine, we can even commissioned artists to do a rendition of this as a sculpture. and the possibilities. before i invite the marriage to give our audience his thoughts, that also -- may also asked take some pictures please? >> mr. mayer, please. >> good morning, everybody. i want to thank all of the supervisors, my posse for being here. thank you for the introduction. hall also want to give special thanks to tony and kiko for your leadership. p j from the commission is also here. we are a very special city, of course. as you know, charlotte and i have been working together for the last eight months, celebrating this wonderful diversity in the city as we will and in so many inter
SFGTV
Oct 21, 2011 8:00am PDT
office on housing. commissioner moran: it does strike me as the easiest to use. how do you go outside of policy and be true to the policy itself? >> i think that is right. i think we could come up with at least as strong man of some general principles and some values related to that, which might include something like public benefit, so that this really stays a surplus question. this is integrated into the property. this is a core value that we hold. there are city ordinances that we need to comply with. the reason we have gone into this space is that there was an executive order. there was a mayor's directive. there are other pieces. cca, i do not know where that will go. but as part of the build up, it may be important to look as part of energy generation. maybe there is a sidebar to our principles and values that say that these values also need to come into play, short of doing too much of the rubric of methodology, but it is something that we are keeping track of, and i would like this to be a framework overall it will not be horribly difficult, but it is true. >> you have given us a
ABC
Oct 20, 2011 11:00pm EDT
help her city she had to help herself first. what a story about deputy mayor. >> and how do you use the money from alcohol tax, go to piled build fields or go to the classroom? > >> we start with reaction it is death of gadhafi. >> he died in the hands of opposition solders. for the people of libya it's still not hear who is in charge. gadhafi never admitted to ordering the bombing of a plane but accepted the country's responsibility. >> i always had the image of him being caught by american special forces to like how we caught bin laden but today we have this great thing to the freeing of the people of libya. >> and for one mother here the death of gadhafi might bring her one step closer to seeing her son. >> he has been there since early this year, spent nearly six months in prison before escaping. we sat down with his mother tonight. >> reporter: we have late word tonight just in the past hour that sharon has spoken with her son, first here is what she said earlier. after the death of gadhafi. matthew has undergone a transformation from reporter and writer to freedom fighter. >> they
SFGTV2
Oct 21, 2011 12:00pm PDT
will get to know him and talk about the toughest issues facing them. thank you for joining us today. tell us about your background. >> my parents immigrated to the united states in the 1960's. i was the first kid born in the u.s. my parents sacrificed everything so that their kids could have the opportunities that they wanted when they came here. i grew up in the boston area and lived in different parts of boston. i went to catholic price school in dorchester, a section of boston. -- i went to catholic high school in dorchester, a section of boston. because of my parents, my brothers and i were all blessed to go to harvard university. that is where i went to school. it was intense. i stayed there for law school and have a master's in public policy from there. those are subjects i decided to study because i was interested in public service and public policy issues and government. >> you grew up in the boston area. what made you want to make the transition and moved to san francisco? what motivated you to get involved in politics question marks before i ran for office, and worked in s
MSNBC
Oct 21, 2011 4:00am EDT
. but then the american relationship with gadhafi went from us bombing libya in 1986 because he was that kind of country and that kind of tyrant, it went from us bombing them in 1986 to this kind of thing. official visit by a delegation of american senators led by arizona republican john mccain. who even tweet bed this trip. tweeted about staying up all night with the colonel and what an interesting man gadhafi was. today in response to the news of gadhafi's death in libya, senator mccain said, quote, i think it is a great day. >> i think it is a great day. i think the administration deserves great credit. obviously i had different ideas on tactical side but the world is a better place and the libyan people now have a chance. but this is just the beginning. >> ambassador of the united states from post gadhafi government in libya was asked for his response to gadhafi's death. he said this. >> thank you very much, america. thank you. you took the right decision. >> thank you very much, america. you took the right decision. >>> in february against the backdrop of the popular uprisings all o
ABC
Oct 21, 2011 5:00pm EDT
road this afternoon. abc 2 news sherral joins us live. >> reporter: we are in the 10,000 block of bird river road right here in middle river. behind us you can see that homicide detectives are outside of this home where we understand an 85 year old woman and an 85 year old man were found dead by a family member this afternoon. joining us now live is a spokes woman. i understand that a note was found inside that home. >> there was a note. this is a married couple. they were found deceased in the living room. there is no foul play suspected in this case. >> reporter: are police calling this a murder suicide? >> that's right. this is an apparent murder suicide. >> reporter: how did the man and woman died? >> they both died from a gunshot wound. >> reporter: the family member i understand went inside that home? >> what we know is that a family member went inside the home and said something was wrong and called 911. the fire engine crew was the first unit to arrive at the scene. as soon as the engine crewed arrived they saw that they were dealing with two people who were dead inside th
FOX
Oct 21, 2011 5:00pm EDT
presented with this news, many of them told us they heard promises of troop withdrawals from the administration. >> i don't want to sound cynical, but i will believe it when i see it. >> i don't believe it. how are they going to do that when they're building the biggest embassy in the world in iraq? >> reporter: conservatives have their own concerns for different reasons. >> the iraqi security forces are not to the point where they can defend iraq. >> reporter: jim philips is a middle east expert at the heritage foundation and said the withdrawal may please iraqis but it would expose the country to new threats. >> if u.s. troops go home by the end of the year,le that leave iraqis in the lurch and open up iraq to iranian meddling. >> the white house said the decision is fine a. he is a retired u.s. army general and the attorney with the law firm here in d.c. of greenburg. thank you for joining us today and we want to tap into your expertise into this question of immunity. what is this? how key was this? >> i thank is the reason for the decision. i think that lots of people argue a
SFGTV2
Oct 21, 2011 1:30pm PDT
and tell us exactly what occurred. besides the undercover police officer, there is no need for that. if you go out, use modern technology. camera up. mic up. bring us back the truth. we can stop this continual process of verbalizing and lying. we do not need that. you hear about 15 hours of work and waiting three or four hours for a terminal. if you camera up, i do not need you to write anything. i will see it. with regard to brady material, which should be able to see everything. only privilege and confidential material needs to be protected. >> this goes to the heart of why we need a lead to a prosecutor as our next d.a. your sword rather have the endorsement of officers for justice. it is equally important if not vital that the independent of one another so that you can be assured in every step, with the issue is police misconduct or a scandal rocking our dna lab, that there is transparency and accountability in everything that the police and da do together. that is the very cornerstone -- trust, checks and balances, accountability. very cornerstone of our justice system. we need
CNN
Oct 20, 2011 10:00pm EDT
bringing in the end game. dan rivers is in tripoli, joining us, fran townsend, bob bear. here's what we know about the dictator's demise. we now know why pro-gadhafi forces fought so hard to keep control of gadhafi's home town of sirte. he might have been hiding there since the capital of tripoli fell two months ago. revolutionary fighters closed in on sirte this morning, reportedly unaware that the colonel was there. gadhafi boarded a convoy and attempted to flee. his convoy was disabled as it sped out of sirte. nato officials say they were unaware that they were firing on the former leader. gadhafi and a handful of bodyguards survived and took refuge in this drainage pipe underneath the road. they were surrounded by revolutionary fighters and they wrote the place of the rat on the outside. someone said, my master is here, he was reportedly to see gadhafi. he told the bbc the colonel simply looked up at him and said, don't shoot. this cell phone video taken shortly before his death shows gadhafi injured, but captured alive by fighters who screamed god is great. he was wearing an unders
ABC
Oct 20, 2011 6:00pm PDT
quake upgraded to a 4.0 shortly after he spoke with us, experts stress we can expect a larger quake along the hayward fault, considered most at risk in the bay area. >> and there is a quake occurring just hours after the biggest ever state wide earthquake drill. and students at william cobb elementary joined five million other youngsters. the mayor practiced the technique as did the police and fire chiefs. and officials hope that will encourage their parents to hold drills at home. similar drills held at office buildings across california today. >> what an appropriate lesson there. we received more than 100 comments about the earthquake on our facebook page within just minutes of the shake. sheila said it was very loud and jolted the house real good. and no damage, i went outside to calm down. >> denise said it hit hard and fast. and scared me. marion said it sent my heart racing. if you survived a 1964 alaska earthquake is this is just a shutter, really. good perspective. >> you can join the conversation. >> and let's move on. tonight we have a new sense of a terror. the morning a
NBC
Oct 21, 2011 7:00pm EDT
with us, chuck, if you will. we want to turn next to our chief foreign correspondent richard engel who's covered the iraq war since day one. he joins us tonight here in our studios. this decision today does bring risk. >> it certainly does and the risks are significant. the iraqi government is weak, corrupt. the iraqi state remains very unstable, but soon it will be up to iraqis themselves. without u.s. help to determine their fate. in just ten weeks, america's war in iraq will finally, truly be over. nearly nine years after it began with shock and awe. >> the dangers to our country and the world will be overcome. >> the iraqi capitol city has been the target of two strikes. >> reporter: the 21-day assault on baghdad and the hunt for weapons of mass destruction that weren't there. >> we got him. [ cheers ] >> reporter: a quick victory began a bloody insurgency and then a civil war. all along the way, u.s. troops, 166,000 at the peak in 2007, have been fighting, building and dying. 4,469 u.s. troops killed. 32,213 injured. iraqi deaths -- almost 150,000. but many iraqis believe it's
CBS
Oct 21, 2011 12:00pm EDT
>>> hello, i'm andrea roane, thank you for joining us, i'm sitting in for j.c. hayward today. we begin with some good news and we have you to thank for it. it's because of your generosity and the gannett foundation that a food pantry in northern virginia will be able to feed hundreds of people. peggy fox joins us from the acts food pantry in dumfries virginia with more on the story. a happy story to tell peggy. >> reporter: the story is ask and you shall receive here at the acts food pantry in dumfries. on mondays the shelves were bare. they told the community about it. we helped them tell the community about it and take a look. they've gotten so many donations in that now the problem is they've got to figure out where to put it all. bright and early a huge truckload of food showed up from the capital area food bank with pallets of all kinds of food. after news of the pantry's temporary closure, the community responded big time. with more than 12,000 pounds of food and $60,000 in donations. >> it's pretty -- pretty mind blowing. it's -- it's amazing i mean one day everything's ba
CBS
Oct 21, 2011 5:00pm EDT
success. >> the drawdown in iraq allowed us to refocus our fight against al qaeda and the chief major victories against the leadership including osama bin laden. now even as we remove our last troops from iraq, we are beginning to bring our troops home from afghanistan. >> time he says for a different kind of nation building. >> because after a decade of war, the nation that we need to build and the nation we will build is our own. >> the president's decision is based on presumption that iraq is able to defend both its borders and form of government. what the president did not say today is what happens if it can't. >> thank you. >> so you may recall the war in iraq began with three famous words. shock and awe. here is a time line. the bombing of baghdad march 20, 2003. ground troops also move in. two and a half month later president bush announces mission accomplish but that wasn't the case. forces capture saddam hussein and he will be try and hanged. april2004. shows u.s. troops torturing iraqi detainees. president bush admits decision to invade is result of faulty intel jnls. januar
SFGTV2
Oct 20, 2011 6:00pm PDT
information. i don't know what the time frame is or what the calendar looks like, get back to us and let us know that it is acceptable. >> as i mentioned earlier, my preference based on everything you heard today, i almost regret that many of the comments, especially the surface parking lot, there is work that we want to do there. having another hearing in december would be our preference. i think we will respond more by letter in terms of splitting it up -- we are changing definitions, putting things in line with policies that are in existence that you will have supported. we have an obligation to support affordable housing. we think we are moving in that direction. as you have seen, twice this year, we have dealt with controversial special units. we think this moves us in the direction of not having to do that. just on the timing issue, president -- president olague: rather than hearing it all in november, we change it to a 10 a.m. hearing. we probably should ask the mta, given some of the changes. i'm wondering, because it is a transit first piece of legislation, it does shift som
SFGTV
Oct 21, 2011 3:00am PDT
us who are in its day today who are familiar with those and to do not get reminded often and not. -- often and not -- often eno ugh. >> are you going to answer nine and 10 and 11? if that is ok, can we take all of these together, and we can vote all at once? i do not know if any other board members had questions. my question is around matching core curriculum, but this is a huge chunk of money. i got not a lot of explanation. >> k-9 represents a representation to continue working with them for a smaller amount of money, but their work focuses on results-oriented activities within schools, so it is working with instructional leadership teams around a data- driven improvement cycle, so they are always looking at student work and performance data, and their work focuses on doing that within schools. we focus on underperforming schools for one -- for quite some time, and we are named an external partner which schools. you will see a breakdown given a more strategic level with partners they are seeing, which includes actual personnel. >> because they have worked so intensely with that
FOX
Oct 21, 2011 9:00am EDT
delivered fear to many americans. i say delivered because of the method used to spread it. the brentwood mail processing facility in northwest d.c. this morning workers have fathered for a prayer -- gathered for a prayer vigil. it was there letters laced with anthrax came through. the victims, 47-year-old joseph chris ene, and thomas morris, junior. the facility has been renamed in their honor. later today, about 20 minutes, and again at 4:00 this afternoon, there will be services held at the basilica at the national shrine in northwest d.c. the two men were exposed to the agent when the letters, including one addressed to senator dash el passed through the facility. the facility was closed for week as an investigation and cleaning took place. letters were also sent to several news organizations. in all, five americans were killed in the fall of 2001. ten years ago this weekend. in recent years, the fbi claimed they were able to pinpoint dr. bruce ivans as the suspect. he committed suicide though before charges could be brought against him. just last week the "new york times" reported on
NBC
Oct 21, 2011 2:05am PDT
are flying in seattle. >> okay! >> the fish market is obviously behind us. there is a reason behind their madness and we'll reveal that later. >> hi, everybody. [ applause ] >> look at our crowd. we have a killer crowd. i've got to tell you, they were out here, what time were they out? >> we came in around 4:00. >> and people were here. >> we thank you guys for all coming out and to visit us and say hi. >> you've been getting a little bit of a tour of seattle. >> wait a minute. on what it in, we had a huge tragedy. we don't want to talk about it. >> we ran out of wine on the airline. we're not going to mention any names delta. >> but we have definitely been making up for it here. >> and we are drinking washington state wine, people! >> we just want to give you a little overview of what's going on in seattle. just so you know where we are, seattle is about 2,400 miles from new york city as the crow flies south of the u.s./canadian border. you can drive to vancouver in about 2 1/2 hours. >> i love to do that. >> the city surrounded by water. the puget sound to the west and lake washin
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